Our Mission: Be the BASE our clients rely on for their structural engineering needs from concept planning through project completion.

Founded in 2015, Briggs Akalan Structural Engineering Design provides consulting services for architects, developers, contractors, and property owners.

Katy Briggs, S.E.  is a co-founder of BASE Design and has a wide-range of experience in the AEC industry. She has managed the structural design and analysis of new buildings, retrofits of existing buildings, and the post-disaster evaluation of existing buildings. Her project work includes education, healthcare, government, correctional, residential, and commercial facilities, utilizing a variety of building materials. This work has been done for clients ranging from individual owners to architects to government agencies.

Email: Katy@BASEdesigninc.com



Gokhan Akalan, S.E. is a co-founder of BASE Design and has extensive technical engineering and project management experience. Throughout his career, he has gained professional experience in structural engineering design of major new facilities and retrofitting of existing buildings. He has extensive experience with government agencies, corporations, and private clients in the design of educational facilities, hospitals, corporate campuses, office buildings, data centers, and mixed-use buildings.

Email: Gokhan@BASEdesigninc.com